Who We Are

Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr.Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. is a graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary, and Grove City College. He received his Doctorate of Ministry in 2001. Dr. Sproul is the founder, chairman and teacher of Highlands Ministries. He has written or edited thirteen books including Biblical Economics, Almighty Over All, Tearing Down Strongholds, Eternity in our Hearts, Bound for Glory, When You Rise Up, Believing God, The Call to Wonder. The important thing is that he is the father of Darby, Campbell, Shannon, Delaney, Erin Claire, Maili, Reilly and Donovan.


Rev. Laurence WindhamRev. Laurence Windham is a parish pastor at Saint Peter Presbyterian Church in Bristol, Virginia, Board member of Highlands Ministries and host of the Basement Tapes as well as a regular columnist for Every Thought Captive where you can find his regular Mosaic column about life as a country pastor. He is the husband of Angela, and the father of Lauren, Alayna, Ethan, Garrett, and Miles.



Eric OwensMr. Eric Owens is the President of Highlands Ministries. A graduate of Geneva College and the Reformed Theological Seminary, Eric and his wife, Lindsay and girls Caoilfhionn (Kee-Lin) and Shire and son Cotton live in Bristol, Virginia.




Jay BarfieldMr. Jay Barfield is a regular on the Basement Tapes and contributes to  Every Thought Captive. Jay has six children at home and one dog, Lucy.




Erika SchanzenbachErika Schanzenbach is the VP of Marketing and design for Highlands Ministries, endeavoring to use current media to advance the kingdom of Christ. Erika shares a home in the mountains of southwest Virginia with her parents and sister.



Highlands Ministries is also supported by the work of the Highlands Fellows, like-minded pastors from around the country who share their wisdom in the pages of our Every Thought Captive magazine.

The Board of Directors of Highlands Ministries consists of: Mr. Charlie Chase, Rev. Mark Dewey, Mr. Eric Owens, Mr. Carson Sensing, Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., Dr. R.C. Sproul Sr., Rev. Laurence Windham.

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